Information 26th April 2017

Australia adopts International Open Data Charter

by Peter Timmins

Commitment 2.2 in Australia’s National Action Plan

“Australia will build public trust around data sharing and release: We will do this by actively engaging with the public regarding how open data is being used to better communicate the benefits and understand public concerns, and we will improve privacy risk management capability across government.”

Milestone three:

“Comply with international best practice on open data principles and participate in global fora on data:

•  Adopt the International Open Data Charter and develop a high-level public statement with public consultation.”

This announcement didn’t get much attention: